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The new Swiss Embassy in Seoul was opened on May 17th, 2019, in the South Korean capital. The building's design comes from Swiss architectural office Burckhardt+Partner. The embassy building, inspired by a traditional hanok, successfully represents the bond between the two countries.
Burckhardt+Partner AG is currently redeveloping the historic Schindler site in Ebikon, a town in the Swiss canton of Lucerne, into a modern campus. A first milestone has been reached: the office building which dates back to the 1970s has been refurbished and is now a contemporary, transparent management building. While the exterior design of the new strip facade references the existing facade of the historic production building on the Zugerstrasse, the interiors have been completely restructured to create a new office environment.
Burckhardt+Partner AG is redeveloping the historic Schindler site into a modern campus. The upgrading and overall design of the urban development include the replacement and conversion of existing buildings, new builds as well as the optimisation of site access and a new landscaping design.
The architects Burckhardt+Partner AG developed the new headquarters for SKAN AG in the Bachgraben industrial park in Allschwil. It will be a modern company building that intends to eventually unite all the departments that are currently in decentralized rented buildings in one location.
June 26, 2018
Burckhardt+Partner AG acquired the innovative digitalwerkstatt in Basel in June 2018. This is part of a move by the leading Swiss architecture and general planning company to expand its digital expertise and set new standards in digital planning and construction-related services.
June 12, 2018
The renovation of the Bellikon Rehabilitation Clinic and construction of a new building under the management of Burckhardt+Partner has been completed following a building period of five years. The concept of the well-known architecture firm creates a harmonious visual link between the municipality, clinic and landscape. On June 16, 2018 the opening ceremonies and an open house will take place.
June 7, 2018
Peter Epting has played a significant role in the history of the renowned Swiss architecture firm Burckhardt+Partner AG. After more than 50 years at the company, he is retiring at the beginning of June.
May 8, 2018
Philipp Bruhlmeier will join as Chairman the board of directors of Burckhardt+Partner AG and will leave his position as Partner and Head of the French-speaking region of Switzerland.
November 8, 2017
The Mall of Switzerland opens on 8th November 2017. It features approx. 65,000 square metres of retail, food and leisure space and is the second largest shopping center in Switzerland.
A key aim was to create a unique meeting place for the whole family with a catchment area spreading far further than just the region of central Switzerland.
Visitors can enjoy a high quality shopping experience enriched by a variety of fun food and leisure opportunities including the largest IMAX cinema in the country, a 12-screen multiplex cinema, a unique Kids Land based on Swiss themes and developed by leisure specialists The Leisure Way, the first indoor surfing wave in Switzerland and a gym & spa.
February 17, 2017
As of January 1st, 2017, Burckhardt+Partner AG has a new subsidiary: B+P Reiner Becker GmbH in Berlin.
This office, founded in 1993 by Reiner Becker, operates all throughout Germany. Around 30 staff are responsible for the processing of demanding projects, from the competition entry through to when the keys are handed over. Various prizes and awards, including the Association of German Architects (BDA) Prize for the Brandenburg University of Applied Sciences' Audimax building, are evidence of high architectural quality.
We look forward to bringing about further development of this Berlin office together with Reiner Becker and his team.